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Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-24, 01:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 777
Posted By tomato coupe

Irregular ... of course.

Irregular ... of course.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-24, 12:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 777
Posted By tomato coupe

I'm guessing young triathletes don't use training...

I'm guessing young triathletes don't use training wheels anymore -- they start out on TT strider bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-24, 10:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 440
Posted By tomato coupe

You could take a drink while you're listening to...

You could take a drink while you're listening to the other person.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-24, 10:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 777
Posted By tomato coupe

That elicits a funny image ...

That elicits a funny image ...
07-19-24, 09:56 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 7,570
Posted By tomato coupe

Apparently there's a big push in several major...

Apparently there's a big push in several major cities to alter bike lanes to allow full road-width slaloming on downhill sections. Critics claim the movement is funded by Big Tire, which anticipates...
07-18-24, 02:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,093
Posted By tomato coupe

Only at night.

Only at night.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-24, 08:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 777
Posted By tomato coupe

That would be … shocking.

That would be … shocking.
07-17-24, 11:43 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 7,570
Posted By tomato coupe

People in the bike industry all tell the same...

People in the bike industry all tell the same story. When the major manufacturers offered both disc brakes and rim brakes, a large majority of sales were disc brakes. That's why the major...
07-17-24, 07:26 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,996
Posted By tomato coupe

You can't even keep your story straight -- in...

You can't even keep your story straight -- in your first post you said you needed 6 screws.
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07-17-24, 07:10 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,996
Posted By tomato coupe

You couldn't buy ordinary screws (at $6 for 6) at...

You couldn't buy ordinary screws (at $6 for 6) at the Trek store because they "try an sell you on the frame bag thumb screws", but you're claiming "sheep like you just roll over and say kick me...
07-17-24, 06:45 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,996
Posted By tomato coupe

Again, you could have bought a package of 6...

Again, you could have bought a package of 6 screws from Trek for only $6, if you had a clue:...
07-17-24, 06:21 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,996
Posted By tomato coupe

That's in Canadian (?) or Australian (?) dollars....

That's in Canadian (?) or Australian (?) dollars. If you don't list your location on screen, and you're going to quote prices in dollars, you ought to specify the currency is not US dollars.

US...
07-17-24, 06:02 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,996
Posted By tomato coupe

You didn't even get the prices correct in your...

You didn't even get the prices correct in your original post. Trek sells screws for mounting their bags at $6 for a bag of 6. The "thumbscrews" you looked at are $11 for a bag of 2, not $14, and are...
07-17-24, 02:53 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,996
Posted By tomato coupe

It usually takes mere seconds to refute your bs.

It usually takes mere seconds to refute your bs.
07-17-24, 02:21 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,996
Posted By tomato coupe

John Deere branded oil filters for those mowers...

John Deere branded oil filters for those mowers are under $10. How much cheaper would they have to be to make you happy?
07-17-24, 02:00 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 7,570
Posted By tomato coupe

In all fairness, 30 mph is not a very fast...

In all fairness, 30 mph is not a very fast descent. Many of us ride in areas where 40 to 45 mph is very common, 50 to 60 mph is not unheard of, and descents can be 10-15 miles in length. Most of us...
07-16-24, 02:38 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 7,570
Posted By tomato coupe

You clearly haven't read any of the posts that...

You clearly haven't read any of the posts that actually offered you serious advice.
07-16-24, 08:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,093
Posted By tomato coupe

No, but I often wear hip waders when riding in...

No, but I often wear hip waders when riding in the rain.
07-15-24, 07:56 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 7,570
Posted By tomato coupe

That doesn't answer the question. Why would the...

That doesn't answer the question. Why would the tires wear unevenly?
07-15-24, 06:41 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 7,570
Posted By tomato coupe

Now you're skidding down the hill? This just gets...

Now you're skidding down the hill? This just gets wackier and wackier.
07-15-24, 06:04 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 7,570
Posted By tomato coupe

You clearly stated you did it to reduce speed.

You clearly stated you did it to reduce speed.
07-15-24, 08:37 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,996
Posted By tomato coupe

They may be overpriced, but no one on this forum...

They may be overpriced, but no one on this forum has purchased them, so you need to take your own advice -- get over yourself and move on.
07-15-24, 05:14 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,996
Posted By tomato coupe

The OP is yawning at his own thread. Finally, he...

The OP is yawning at his own thread. Finally, he gets it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-24, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By tomato coupe

It's happened to me many times with non-tubeless...

It's happened to me many times with non-tubeless rims.
07-14-24, 08:24 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 7,570
Posted By tomato coupe

Why is this even a question? Clearly, the best...

Why is this even a question? Clearly, the best way to stop at the bottom of the hill is with a hockey stop.
07-14-24, 08:59 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,996
Posted By tomato coupe

I didn't know screws were considered a "cycling...

I didn't know screws were considered a "cycling accessory."
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-24, 09:04 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,590
Posted By tomato coupe

My strength is that I'm probably the strongest...

My strength is that I'm probably the strongest rider in the entire Rocky Mountain area. My weakness is that I'm not good at evaluating my strengths and weaknesses.
07-11-24, 05:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,786
Posted By tomato coupe

Honestly, most of your musing are best not...

Honestly, most of your musing are best not explored in a bike forum.
07-11-24, 03:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,786
Posted By tomato coupe

Didn't you just buy your 12-yr-old daughter a...

Didn't you just buy your 12-yr-old daughter a $1500 concert ticket?
07-10-24, 09:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,136
Posted By tomato coupe

Thank goodness this thread isn't about chamois...

Thank goodness this thread isn't about chamois butter.
07-07-24, 02:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 727
Posted By tomato coupe

My wife uses a women's saddle with a cutout. She...

My wife uses a women's saddle with a cutout. She tried about 10 saddles, and thought it was the most comfortable.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-24, 11:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,123
Posted By tomato coupe

It's amazing how the sealant can find its way...

It's amazing how the sealant can find its way into tiny spaces on a rim brake. I used to resort to Q-tips or the ultrasonic cleaner to get it all out. I only use tubeless on my bikes with disc...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-24, 09:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,315
Posted By tomato coupe

17 year zombie thread brought back to life by a...

17 year zombie thread brought back to life by a newbie with their first post ... again.
07-04-24, 08:39 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 8,098
Posted By tomato coupe

The OP certainly has a gift for starting train...

The OP certainly has a gift for starting train wreck threads.
07-03-24, 07:07 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 8,098
Posted By tomato coupe

Okay, that takes care of the first day. But what...

Okay, that takes care of the first day. But what about the next four days?
07-03-24, 06:45 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 8,098
Posted By tomato coupe

I'm really looking forward to this trip, because...

I'm really looking forward to this trip, because I think it means 5 days with no new threads from the OP.
07-03-24, 01:56 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,508
Posted By tomato coupe

I was a bit disappointed after my first ride on...

I was a bit disappointed after my first ride on my most recently purchased road bike. My coach and my teammates all raved about it, but I didn't notice any difference between it and my previous road...
07-02-24, 08:16 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,508
Posted By tomato coupe

This thread is really picking up steam ...

This thread is really picking up steam ...
07-02-24, 05:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,951
Posted By tomato coupe

Sure they do. They probably have a database set...

Sure they do. They probably have a database set up for that kind of thing, because that's how ne'er-do-wells operate.
07-02-24, 05:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,951
Posted By tomato coupe

That makes even less sense than the post you're...

That makes even less sense than the post you're trying to explain.
07-02-24, 05:30 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 12,285
Posted By tomato coupe

There are some new pharmaceuticals coming out...

There are some new pharmaceuticals coming out that might interest you. I hear Heather Fog, Red Viper Frost and Crystalline Prismatic are especially good.
07-02-24, 01:12 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,508
Posted By tomato coupe

But, there's no mention of rotating weight. ...

But, there's no mention of rotating weight. Maybe someone hacked his account?
07-02-24, 11:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,951
Posted By tomato coupe

It's purely economic. "Potential ne'er-do-wells"...

It's purely economic. "Potential ne'er-do-wells" refers to people on sub $3k bikes wearing jerseys from Alibaba.
07-02-24, 10:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,951
Posted By tomato coupe

He's switching to a tubeless helmet ... obviously.

He's switching to a tubeless helmet ... obviously.
07-02-24, 09:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,951
Posted By tomato coupe

They're just staring at you because of your...

They're just staring at you because of your embarrassing hand position.
07-01-24, 02:24 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,508
Posted By tomato coupe

That's really just a restatement of "Anyone that...

That's really just a restatement of "Anyone that spends more than I do is a fool."
07-01-24, 02:20 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,508
Posted By tomato coupe

My opportunity cost for a high dollar purchase...

My opportunity cost for a high dollar purchase often involves sleeping on the sofa for a few nights.
07-01-24, 11:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,240
Posted By tomato coupe

I am not a diehard tubeless fan by any means, but...

I am not a diehard tubeless fan by any means, but goat heads are one the biggest justifiers of tubeless I can think of. I
07-01-24, 11:53 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,508
Posted By tomato coupe

Sure, it happens all the time.

Sure, it happens all the time.
07-01-24, 11:00 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,926
Posted By tomato coupe

Drawing any conclusion about the validity of a...

Drawing any conclusion about the validity of a word based on its exclusion from a spell checker dictionary is misguided. Most spell checkers start out with a default dictionary that is supplemented...
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